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February 12, 2017 The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

posted Feb 9, 2017, 10:45 AM by Linda Hadley

 This Week at Trinity


Sun., Feb. 12       8:00 am    Bible Class (CR)

                             9:00 am     Divine Service/HC(CR)

                           10:00 am     Sunday School (CR)

                           10:00 am     Fellowship Time (CR) and (MA)

                           10:45 am     Divine Service (MA)

                             6:00 pm     Preschool Board meeting


Mon., Feb. 13        8:30  am    Preschool

                          12:30  pm    Preschool

                             6:30 pm    Lifelight Bible Study in FH (CR)


Tues., Feb. 14        6:30 am     Early Risers Bible Study in FH (CR)

                             8:30 am     Preschool

                           12:30 pm     Preschool

                              1:00 pm    Lifelight Bible Study in FH (CR)

                              Pastor’s day in MA


Wed., Feb. 15    Pastor at church circuit meeting in Clarinda

                            8:30 am     Preschool

                          12:30 pm     Preschool

                            6:00 pm     Confirmation Class and F.L.O.C.K.

                            7:30 pm     Church Council meeting (CR)


Thurs., Feb. 16       8:30 am    Preschool

                             9:45 am    Preschool Chapel

                           12:30 pm    Preschool

                             1:45 pm    Preschool Chapel


Sun., Feb. 19     Caring for Your Neighbor-Bring food for Food Bank

                             8:00 am    Bible Class (CR)

                             9:00 am     Divine Service (CR)

                           10:00 am     Sunday School (CR)

                           10:00 am     Fellowship Time (CR) and (MA)

                           10:45 am     Divine Service/HC (MA)


Cancer:  Becky Nook; Al Davis; Denice Creveling; Diane England; Gary McCraken; Jamie Boos; Merle Triggs;  Paul Garchow; Randy Nemitz; Rhonda Smith; Steve McCann; Chuck Ehm; Melynda Crawford; Ron Ludwig; Kent Larsen;  Dale Smelling; Haiting Hsieh; Judy Woods; Jim Best;

Jayne Livingston; Martha Ricker; Donna Williams; Libbie Wilkenson; Cheryl Harper;  Rod Stark; Eldon Starmer; Rob Marxen


Illness, Surgery or Recovery:  Tricia Niehouse;

Norm Schroeder; Kathy Parker;  Pastor Lindsey Watkins of Boone; Sue Larsen; Jo Ehm; Bentley Oneal


Hospice Care:   Dave Stuck


Military:  Nathan Nonneman


Missions: Concordia Mission Society;

James and Christel Neuendorf (Dominican Republic);

Pastor Daniel Vogel (Denison, Iowa);

Pastor Herb and Markie Burch (Peru);

Pastor James and Angela Sharp and Family (Uruguay);

Pastor Joel and Clarion Fritsche and Family (Dominican Republic);

Pastor Stephen and Maggie Oliver and Family (Taiwan);

Life Care Clinic, (Stuart & Creston)

Trinity Preschool (Creston)


Seminary Student: Luke Watt


Shut-ins: May Carlisle, Wilma Cottrell, Donna Dittman, Jeanne Herzberg, Irene Hogue, Bertha Jensen, Sheree Zuniga,


 Attendance :  February 5

CR     67                     MA  12  H/C 11

  H/C means Holy Communion


                            THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone for your continued prayers and concerns.   I returned home Friday after a second stay in skilled rehab.               

                      From Jo Ehm




Today is the last day to sign up if you would like to begin a subscription to the Lutheran Witness.  There’s a sign up sheet on the table in the narthex.   The cost for a subscription is $22.67.   There is a special envelope in your pack of offering envelopes and your payment may be placed in the offering plate.   Renewals and names/addresses for any new subscriptions will be sent to Concordia Publishing House this week.


Sunday morning Bible Class:   For the next several weeks, Pastor Rutz will be leading a study on the topic of Christian prayer.    All are welcome  Sunday mornings at 8:00 a.m. in the fellowship hall. 



EARLY RISERS  meet every Tuesday, at 6:30 a.m.  We are currently reading and discussing the prophet, Isaiah.  You are welcome to join us for God’s Word, coffee and doughnuts either regularly or occasionally. There is no charge.


F.L.O.C.K will meet on Feb. 15 at 6:00.   FLOCK is for all children in grades K-4.


Church Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15.



Christian Care:  As of February 1, the balance in the Christian Care fund is $690.88.


Exterior Crosses:   Last Sunday, you received information about the proposed exterior crosses to go in the yard by the SE corner of the church in Creston.  Some extra sheets are available on the table in the narthex.  




Trinity Preschool is now registering students for the 2017-2018 school year.   If you know any families who have preschool age children and are looking for a preschool  please tell them about Trinity.  Invite them to contact the preschool teachers, Mrs. Brown or Mrs. Cook for more information.  The preschool  phone number is 782-5095 Ext. 2.


The Mission Board will be presenting Christian Peanut’s Valentines to each child at the Preschool on Monday and Tuesday mornings and Tuesday afternoon.   We have a variety of religious Valentine stickers that each child may choose from and there will also be a colored pencil to give each child as well.   We are looking forward to this fun time.     From The Mission Board. 

Serving At Trinity


Sun February 12

Organist: (MA) Melody Stoner    (CR) Sharon Eklund


Acolyte:  Elizabeth Hadley


Ushers in February:  (CR)  Tim Foglesong, Dennis Foglesong, Jim Kneedler, Bill Magers


Elders on Duty in February:

(MA) Mike Sickels      (CR) Gene Cook


Offering Counters in February: (CR) Paul Kearney, Bill Magers


Altar Committee for February: Phil & Anita Wardenburg, Karl & Candace Peterson